Leeks in Oil and Vinegar Dressing

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Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

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Leeks served cold with a vinaigrette sauce, well flavoured with mustard and herbs, make an excellent first course.


  • 8 small leeks
  • salt
  • bay leaf
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs


Remove the outer damaged leaves from the leeks. Trim away the base and cut away the green tops leaving about 10 cm (4 in) of the stem of the leek. Slice through to the centre lengthways, open carefully and